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. thanks, ezra. remember to tune in tomorrow for chris matthews' interview with president obama as heart of the "hardball" college tour from american university. watch it at 7:00 p.m. right here on msnbc. >>> if you read only one thing this morning, i find it really interesting and often surprising the topics that get people all riled up. for example, if you've turned on a tv or read an entertainment magazine, chances are you know that nbc tomorrow night is doing a live version of the much-beloved "sound of music." and boy, are people opinionated about, a, the remake and, b, carrie underwood versus julie andrews. so if your brain is hurting from all the obama care talk, take a break, check out my must read. it's up on our facebook page. and whether you love it or hate it, here's what some people are saying. carrie underwood can sing. she has a beautiful voice and that's all that matters. but then we have another person who says, well, we don't have it up there but i read it and what it said on my script was stop remaking everything. what would hollywood do then? let us know what you thin
by this tragedy. mark barden, thank you for taking the time to talk to us today. >> thank you for having me. >>> president obama was inspired to fight injustice and public service by nelson mandela. mandela's impact on obama never waned. >> we've lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> let me bring in washington bureau chief of the chicago sun times lynn swede. good morning. >> good morning, chris. >> you heard the president yesterday. he was highlighting how much nelson mandela meant to him when he was a young person thinking about what he was going to do with his life. it really did start early for him, this influence, didn't it? >> it did. obama has talked many times about his first political acts, chris, were protests as anti-apartheid movement that was such a big movement in the united states. and, you know, a young obama having a political awakening found his activism in the movement sparked by the people in the united states and around the w
to see you, mandy, thank you. >> you too, chris. >>> president obama took some time off from politics to attend the kennedy center honors gala celebrating the best in the arts. the honorees, actress shirley mcclain, martina arroyo was honored by sonia sotomayor, latin rocker carlos santana and two pianomen, billy joel and herbie hancock. more from the ceremony coming up in "politics now." [ woman 3 ] to come together even when we're apart. [ male announcer ] in stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy and more, swanson makes holiday dishes delicious. became big business overnight? ♪ like, really big... then expanded? ♪ or their new product tanked? ♪ or not? what if they embrace new technology instead? ♪ imagine a company's future with the future of trading. company profile. a research tool on thinkorswim. from td ameritrade. you need a bunch of those to clean this mess. then i'll use a bunch of them. then how is that a bargain? [ sighs ] no, that's too many -- it's not gonna fit! whoa! cascade kitchen and math counselor. here's a solution. one pac of cascade complete cleans tough food
's the 21st century of the labor movement. >> come back again. we'll continue to follow this. >> thank you so much. >>> this fight over the minimum wage is part of the president's larger push on income inequality. in his speech yesterday president obama called for broad change, not just a living wage, but stronger labor laws, more funding for education and a social safety net. >> but the idea that a child may never be able to escape that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own? that should offend all of us. the combined trends of increase and equality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the american dream, our way of life and what we stand for around the globe. >> susan page is the washington bureau chief for usa today. clarence page, no relation, pulitzer prize-winning columnist and it's the first time we've had the pages squared on my show. >> it's great to have both of you. the president ticked off the statistics to how a growing number of americans face the reality of lower, real wages and higher cos
i'd do is eat them. love those rolls. yeah. anyway, chris, thanks so much. the agenda next hour, healthcare.gov, the little internet engine that could. with the wind at its back president obama goes into campaign mode to get america shopping for insurance. and he's sitting down with chris matthews on thursday. can he turn the political tables on his signature legislation? >>> now, it was once the nation's fifth largest city. detroit, and its city manager, want a federal judge to declare is eligible for bankruptcy protection, but allowing the city to declare chapter 9 has huge ripple effects for pensions, city services, health care. we've got the latest on what it means for detroit residents. >>> meanwhile the people of wisconsin are being asked to spend their holiday cash in a unique way this year, donate it to the governor. how voters are responding. vo: it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventi
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